"Through the early week, a majority of the monsoonal moisture in the West will be confined to the Four Corners region," AccuWeather Meteorologist Mary Gilbert said. "Thunderstorms are forecast to fire up across a large swath of New Mexico, as well as portions of Arizona and Colorado through Tuesday."
The USDA will be surveying milk producers in the mountain states region during July.
In July, the USDA will be surveying cattle operations in the mountain states region, including Arizona, Colorado, Montana, New Mexico, Utah, and Wyoming.
April 2022 agricultural price report for the USDA mountain states region.
Recent projections show New Mexico's budget surplus is $440 million more a December projection thanks mostly to oil and gas production.
In response to wildfires burning throughout New Mexico, Governor Gavin Newsom announced the deployment of additional firefighting support to the state Wednesday.
New Mexico continues to battle the largest wildfires in its history, and other states including Nevada, along with parts of Arizona and Colorado, have been warned of high fire danger through the weekend.
Gas prices continue to rise in New Mexico.
The Western U.S. is in a water crisis, from California to Nebraska. An ongoing drought is predicted to last at least through July 2022. Recent research suggests that these conditions may be better labeled aridification - meaning that warming and drying are long-term trends.
During the next several weeks, the U.S. Department of Agriculture's National Agricultural Statistics Service will conduct two major mid-year surveys.